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MRA Announces New Grant Program for Local Communities and Downtowns

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Four grants of $7,500 each to be awarded to communities looking to promote downtown retail

Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) announced today it has created a new grant program to support local communities and the vibrant retail businesses that anchor those downtowns.

Redirect Your Shopping Dollars to Michigan

 

Michiganders typically send $23.7 billion to out-of-state retailers, according to a 2021 economic study by Public Sector Consultants. But if they changed just one in 10 of their purchases to a Michigan store,

Celebrate Buy Nearby Weekend, Oct. 1-3

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Shop local, enter photo contest, get deals at participating retailers

Many businesses, including Michigan Retailers Association members, across the state will celebrate Buy Nearby Weekend on Oct.